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Edward O. Leech Mint and Treasury Medal

Object Number: 
1238
Date: 
1890
Medium: 
Bronze
Dimensions: 
diameter: 3 1/16 in. ( 7.7 cm )
Marks: 
Inscription: obverse, on bust truncation, at right: "C.E.BARBER F."
Description: 
Bronze struck medal with obverse showing clothed bust of Edward O. Leech facing left with legend: "EDWARD O. LEECH"; all within beaded border. Reverse contains inscription enclosed by laurel wreath, with scroll above: "EDWARD.OWEN.LEECH/DIRECTOR.OF.THE/MINT.APPOINTED.IN/MINT.BUREAU.UPON/ITS.ORGANIZATION.1873/DIRECTOR.OCTOBER/16.1889"; all within beaded border.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group